Exploring Data-Rich Maps in Riley County

Riley County, KS- Last week, Governor Kelly proclaimed November 16 as GIS day in Kansas, recognizing that use and application of geospatial technology is crucial to operating our infrastructure, sustaining our natural resources, and stimulating economic growth. Although we benefit from the work of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) departments across the nation, most of what they […]

Will Strawberry Plants Survive a Cold Winter?

By Maddy Rohr, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS — Strawberry plants need time to gradually adjust to winter conditions and temperature drops to become cold resistant. Sudden changes in temperature can severely damage strawberry plants, said Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham.   “Strawberry plants are better able to withstand […]

Cattle Chat: Managing a Post-Weaning Parasite

By Lisa Moser, K-State Research and Extension news service   Manhattan, KS— Tummy troubles can be miserable and if diarrhea is a symptom, it can lead to a serious illness in people and cattle, say the experts at the Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute on a recent Cattle Chat podcast.   “Newly weaned calves […]

Calving Schools Planned

Manhattan, KS– In anticipation of calving season, Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry and K-State Research and Extension are planning on a series of calving schools in January. The program will outline overall calving management that includes stages of the normal calving process as well as tips to handle difficult calving situations. A.J. Tarpoff, […]